Rookie, William Byron, Races Like A Veteran For Impressive Top-10 Finish

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

FORT WORTH, Texas — I don’t really know how William Byron, a rookie in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, found the resolve and wherewithal to go from the back of the pack to finish Sunday’s crash-filled O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in 10th-place, but he indeed found it.
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Ryan Blaney Overcomes Obstacle After Obstacle For Fifth Place Finish

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

FORT WORTH, Texas — Ryan Blaney had victory on his mind heading into Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The 24-year old Team Penske driver, utterly dominated the NASCAR Xfinity Series event on Saturday, and early on Sunday, it looked like he was working his way into a position to contend for a weekend sweep at the 1.5-mile speedway in Fort Worth.

Blaney started fourth, and by the first round of pit stops on lap 44, he had worked his way to the second position. However, during this set of stops, his team had an uncontrolled tire violation. Blaney would have to return to pit road and would go a lap down.
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Results: NASCAR Starting Lineup for O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway

Row-by-row starting line up for Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Texas. 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race 7 of 36.

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There Are 1-Million Reasons to Root For Daniel Suarez This Weekend

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow On Twitter @Toby_Christie

FORT WORTH, Texas — Regardless who your favorite driver is, everyone will have a reason — or a million of them actually — to pull for Joe Gibbs Racing’s driver of the No. 19 Toyota Camry, Daniel Suarez.

Suarez, will be running this weekend’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, and ACE Hardware has already donated $100,000 to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. If Suarez goes on to win Sunday’s race though, Stanley Tools will donate an extra $1-million to the cause. Suarez spoke to The Final Lap about the excitement around the program, which is now in it’s 12th season, this weekend.
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Results: Starting Lineup for MENCS TicketGuardian 500 at Phoenix (ISM Raceway)

Row-by-row starting line up for Sunday’s TicketGuardian 500 at ISM Raceway in Phoenix. 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race 4 of 36.

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